Executive Director Archive

Executive Director, UN Office on Drugs and Crime, Yury Fedotov: Statement on International Anti-Corruption Day

9 December 2017 VIENNA, 9 December 2017 (UN Information Service) — Young people denied all-empowering education, women excluded from life-saving surgery and workers prevented from working are just some of corruption’s unwitting victims. Corruption has a catastrophic impact on societies; it stifles opportunities, denying vulnerable people access to infrastructure, and condemns them to lives of

Executive Director, UN Office on Drugs and Crime, Yury Fedotov: Statement on World AIDS Day

1 December 2017 VIENNA, 1 December (UN Information Service) – We face an urgent need to improve the coverage of the prevention and treatment services for HIV and hepatitis C among people who use drugs and for those inside prisons. This means increased investment in HIV and hepatitis C prevention, as the failure to do

Links between drug trafficking, organized crime and terrorism in the Mediterranean region

IDFC Bank partners with Zeta to launch ‘IDFC Bank Benefits’- an employee benefits solution for corporates

  ▪       The IDFC Bank Benefits Card, powered by Zeta, bundles all employee benefits into a single card ▪       Makes spending and claiming of benefits by employees, and review by employers, fully digital and paperless via Zeta’s digital technology Bangalore/ Mumbai, August 9, 2017: IDFC Bank has partnered with Zeta, a leader in the digitised employee

ICICI Bank introduces instant credit card

First bank in the country to provide customers a credit card instantly Customers can immediately start online shopping Mumbai: ICICI Bank, India’s largest private sector bank by consolidated assets, announced the launch of instant credit cards. This first-of-its-kind offering in the Indian banking industry enables the savings account customers of the Bank to get a credit

UN Security Council meeting on threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts,

Remarks of the Executive Director, UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Yury Fedotov: UN Security Council meeting on threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts, focussing on preventing terrorists from acquiring weapons by Video Teleconference, 2 August 2017 VIENNA, 2 August (UN Information Service) – Allow me to begin by commending

World Hepatitis Day

Executive Director, UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Yury Fedotov: Statement on World Hepatitis Day 28 July 2017 VIENNA, 28 July (UN Information Service) – Hepatitis C has a catastrophic impact on people’s lives. According to the UN Office on Drugs and Crime’s World Drug Report, of the 12 million people injecting drugs globally,

ICICI Bank introduces instant personal loans through ATMs

  Customers can get loans upto Rs.15 lakh instantly Fully digital and completely paperless procedure Mumbai: ICICI Bank, India’s largest private sector bank by consolidated assets, announced the launch of instant disbursal of personal loans through ATMs.This service enables existing salaried customers of the bank to get pre-qualified personal loans in their savings account instantly, in

Regional Conclave for Area Managers and Client Relationship Executives, Bank of India

Shri Dinabandhu Mohapatra, MD & CEO, Bank of India & Shri Atanu Kumar Das, Executive Director, Bank of India Will be in Kolkata on 15th July 2017 for Regional Conclave for Area Managers and Client Relationship Executives Kolkata, 13th July 2017: Bank of India will be organizing a unique Regional Conclave for the Area Managers and Client Relationship

NSAI Welcomes European Patent Office Ruling on Biotechnology Patents

Biotechnology patents do not give claims on new transgenic plant varieties having patented gene July , 2017, Last week the Administrative Council of the European Patent Office (EPO) voted for a change in the regulations of the European Patent Convention (EPC) which states that European patents shall not be granted in respect of plants or